Quality Engineering Intern

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Coventry, CT, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 8046


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.


OEM – Teleflex Medical OEM is a leading global provider of product development and production services for medical device manufacturers. We set ourselves apart with deep expertise, decades of experience, a dedication to design for manufacturability, and extensive, in-house capabilities, which include engineering, regulatory services, material selection and formulation, prototyping, manufacturing, assembly and packaging. We deliver industry-changing innovations and next-generation solutions for extrusions; diagnostic and interventional catheters; balloons and balloon catheters; sheath/dilator sets; specialty sutures, braids and fibers; and bioabsorbable sutures, yarns and resins. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Full time internship during the summer with potential to continue support part-time through holidays/school year. This position is responsible for supporting the quality assurance department in the areas of product and material inspection and testing, labeling controls and verification, and product documentation and release. Test suture materials, braids, and constructs in accordance with site procedures using USP test methods and reporting on results.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Perform dimensional testing per respective testing procedures on all production lots.
•    Perform testing per validation protocols on validation samples.
•    Document test results and other testing related paperwork per Good Documentation Practice.
•    Completes all testing related activities in compliance with GMP and ISO regulations within safety guidelines.   
•    Support customer complaint investigation activities.
•    Provide other departmental support as requested by immediate supervisor.
•    Review Device History Records for accuracy per applicable procedure.
•    Complete compiled data sheets with quality testing results on production lots as and when requested.
•    Support data collection process under improvement projects identified.
•    Support data analysis and reporting the results to help the team make decisions. 
•    Perform inspection on labels printed for production use as and when requested.
•    Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Quality System, Teleflex’s Code of Conduct, all Company policies, safety rules, applicable procedures, and housekeeping standards.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Highschool graduate currently pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or Science related field 
•    Knowledge and experience of working in the medical device industry or laboratory environment preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Word, Power Point and Excel
•    Experience with SAP and Minitab preferred.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels in the organization required.
•    Accurate typing and data entry skills required.
•    Ability to work independently and efficiently.
•    Basic statistics knowledge preferred. 
•    Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $18-$23 per hour; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.  
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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